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Willow Creek Has Hired David Dummitt as Its New Leader

Willow Creek Church has announced a megachurch pastor from Michigan named David Dummitt as its…

This Pastor Says He Accidentally Preached His Online Sermon With Goofy Filters On
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Whoops. Well, hey, we’re all in uncharted waters here. We make plans and God laughs.…

COVID-19 Is Taking a Toll on the Hearts of Pastors

No one likes a pandemic. I mean, really. Did I even have to say it?…

What the Apostle Paul’s Letters Can Teach Us About Socially Distanced Church

The novel coronavirus has surely changed everything, including the way we commune in physical space.…

The Church Must Advocate for the Incarcerated During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 is affecting everybody. But like most catastrophes – the majority of us are inconvenienced,…

Joel Osteen Is Hosting a Virtual Easter Service With Kanye, Mariah Carey and Tyler Perry

Like your church (hopefully), Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church will be ringing in Easter Sunday virtually…

Social Distancing From Church Is an Act of Love, Not Fear

Sacrifice. Substitution. The ultimate model of substitution and sacrifice was Christ, who gave his life…

47 Percent of Churches Have Decided They Won’t Meet In Person for Easter

LifeWay‘s most recent look at how churches are coping with the coronavirus pandemic found that…

Asian-American Christians Condemn Coronavirus Racism

One unfortunate byproduct of the coronavirus pandemic has been a strain of virulent anti-Asian racism…

This ‘Drive-In Church’ Worship Guide Is, Somehow, Real

Not every church is going the virtual service route for pandemic season. As Emily Miller…

7 Lessons Pastors Are Learning In Lockdown (That You Can Learn From Too)

Pastors are learning a lot right now and they don’t have to be the only ones.

Church Study: Attendance Is Up but Giving Is Down During Pandemic Season

The COVID-19 pandemic has churches around the world scrambling to rethink both the practical realities…

A Tampa Bay Pastor Has Been Arrested for Holding Services During COVID-19 Lockdown

Police warned Rodney Howard-Browne, pastor of the River at Tampa Bay Church, about the dangers…

COVID-19: An Italian Priest Has Died After Giving His Respirator To a Younger Patient

Italy has been the hardest-hit European nation by the COVID-19 pandemic, with 63,927 confirmed cases…

The Church Will Not Sacrifice Anyone for the Economy’s Sake

In the immediate throes of an emergency, a little flailing is to be expected. It’s…

Francis Chan: Right Now Is a Huge Opportunity for the Church

As we recently reported, Francis Chan has relocated to Hong Kong to be a missionary.…

Watch This Vicar Accidentally Set Himself on Fire While Leading Church From Home

The coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the way people around the world are living their…

Carl Lentz Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Pastor of Hillsong NYC Carl Lentz has announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus,…

Taking Inspiration and Gratitude From the Early Christians in Pandemic Rome

We’re facing a worldwide pandemic. In 2001, we faced a catastrophic crisis with the events…

Pope Francis: If You Can’t Get to Confession, You Can Confess Directly to God

Quarantine guidelines are forcing every institution to rethink its praxis, and that holds extra true…

This Alabama Church Will Offer Coronavirus Testing for Up to 500 a Day

The Church of the Highlands, a non-denominational multisite church that boasts the second-largest congregation in…

Things You May Not Know About St. Patrick

Editor’s Note: This piece originally ran in 2018. In light of the coronavirus crisis, we…

Things You May Not Know About St. Patrick

Editor’s Note: This piece originally ran in 2018. In light of the coronavirus crisis, we…

What Christian Leaders Are Saying About the Coronavirus Crisis

Let’s be honest. The last couple of days have been scary. In a matter of…

Bethel Church Is Advising Faith Healers to Stay Away From Local Hospitals

The World Health Organization has officially declared the coronavirus to be a pandemic, and organizations…

Eugene Cho, the New President of Bread for the World, Wants Christians to Stop Being Political Jerks

On Monday, pastor Eugene Cho was announced as the new president of Bread for the…

Georgetown’s Christ Church Canceled After Priest Tests Positive for Coronavirus

D.C. officials are urging the hundreds of people who attended Christ Church in Georgetown, Virginia…

Study: ‘Church Hopping’ Is on the Rise While Church Membership Is Declining

Barna recently released their new State of the Church study, and it contains some interesting…

Study: Nearly 1 in 5 Church Attendees Go Alone

The perks of going to church are manifold. In addition to music and preaching, many…

This Megachurch Just Paid Off Nearly $50 Million(!) in Medical Debt

This week, Crossroads Church Senior Pastor Brian Tome announced to the congregation that they had…

How to Not Be Just a Consumer at Church

We often approach church like spectators. We want to be fed. To be entertained. To…

‘Doubting’ Thomas Just Had Questions … Just Like You

I think its fair to say that most people in Christian communities have heard about…

Rich Wilkerson Jr. Forgives People Who Stole His Car, Offers Them an Internship at His Church

Last week, Vous Church pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr. had his car stolen. Fortunately, it was…

Some Baylor Students Are Upset Over Kaitlin Curtice’s Chapel Prayer

Last week, some conservative students and alumni at Baylor University in Waco, Texas went public…

Francis Chan: ‘Every Person I Touched Was Healed. I Have Never Experienced This in 52 Years’

Writer, preacher, founder of Crazy Love Ministries and former megachurch pastor Francis Chan recently spoke…

Yes, Churches Need Women Who Teach, Lead and Preach

Editor’s Note: This piece originally ran in March of last year. In light of the…

Why Are Some SBC Pastors Threatening to Boycott a Pastors Conference Over a Female Pastor’s Planned Spoken Word Performance?

EastLake Church teaching pastor and spoken word artist Hosanna Wong is scheduled to perform at…

Study: What Are Pastors’ Actual Biggest Concerns?

How well do you know your pastor? You may know their vocal inflections, how they…

Why I Can’t Stand My Church (and I’m the Pastor)

I have to warn you, this might be a tough read because I’m going to…

Willow Creek’s Search for a New Pastor Has Taken a Step Back

Willow Creek Community Church has been without a senior pastor since Heather Larson and Steve…